July 19, 2011

Ex-Apple Designer Wants to Kill Math

John Pavlus, Fast Company

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We hear a lot of design manifestos around here. But Bret Victor's stuck out: He wants to kill math. He's no Luddite, though -- he thinks mathematics is one of the most powerful, transcendent ways humans have for understanding and changing the world. What he wants to kill is math's interface: opaque, abstract, unfamiliar, hard.

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TAGGED: STEM Education, User Interface, Mathematics


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